Sustainability

October 19, 2020

Nancy Sutley: What Does Building Back Better Mean For Climate & Clean Energy?

Nancy Sutley shares her insights into crafting federal sustainability practice and her outlook on what a potential Biden administration might do on Day 1 to prioritize climate and clean energy.

December 2, 2019

LA County’s Minh Le on Scaling the Region’s New Energy Economy

LA County's Minh Le on his countywide departmental priorities for moving forward in light of recent technological advancements in solar and energy storage.

October 28, 2019

Santa Monica Meets the 'Living Building Challenge' By Designing the Greenest Municipal Building in the World 

Amber Richane, Project Manager for the City of Santa Monica's new City Services Building, on the city's commitment to building the world's most sustainable public building.

May 14, 2019

OPR Director Kate Gordon on Managing California’s Utilities, Wildfires, Housing & Transportation Planning

Gov. Newsom's Director of the Office of Planning & Research, Kate Gordon, presents her office’s extensive responsibilities and initiatives addressing resilience and sustainability.

May 9, 2019

Mayor Eric Garcetti on LA's Green New Deal

In April, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti released LA’s Green New Deal, an update that accelerates many of the targets laid out in the city’s 2015 Sustainable City pLAn represents a concerted effort to equitably lead the region to a sustainable, decarbonized future.

February 19, 2019

Decarbonizing the Built Environment: California's Relentless Push Toward Electrification

Buildings are said to be the No. 1 source of climate pollution in the world, but California lacks a clear path forward to address building decarbonization. Real estate, infrastructure, and energy experts discussed the issue at VX2019.

December 20, 2018

Kosmont on How California Cities Should Ready Themselves for Opportunity Zone Investment

Larry Kosmont offers expert insight on how California might best take advantage of the new Opportunity Zones program to direct private investment toward integrated development and sustainability goals.

November 30, 2017

Shared Mobility: A Crucial Component of Future Transportation

Sarah Ashton addresses Uber's maturing approach to public policy and long-term investment in fostering sustainable mobility behaviors.

November 30, 2017

Los Angeles County’s First EIFD Marks New Era of Collaborative Economic Development

Larry Kosmont joins TPR to explain how the city of La Verne recently came the first EIFD approved in LA County and the potential for capturing investments in LA's transportation revolution and river revitalization.

October 26, 2017

Sacramento Rebrands as Center of Alternative Fuel Research

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg shares the catalyzing impact of the $44 million "Green City" investment from Volkswagen's Electrify America.

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